Nigerian army arrest four Boko Haram kingpins (photos)

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– The Nigerian army have arrested four Boko Haram leaders during search operation today

– The suspected terrorist are currently undergoing interrogation

Troops of 3 Battalion, of 22 Task Force Brigade  have made an unprecedented catch with the arrest of four Boko Haram terrorists — ameers (kingpins) at Rann, headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area, Borno state, on Friday, April 22.

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The arrested kingpins specialized in cattle rustling and sales, stealing foodstuffs and jewelleries.

The arrested kingpins  specialized on various aspects of criminality to sustain the Boko Haram terrorists group in their areas. The four terrorists were arrested following a tip off by well meaning members of the public.

Subsequently, the troops conducted a cordon and search operation in the general area that led to the apprehension of the terrorist leaders, who contribute to the sustenance of the insurgency through their illegal trade specialization.

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The suspects are undergoing interrogation

The arrested kingpins include  Umara Mai Gyaran Rediyo (Radio Technician), Umaru Mai Nama, (who specialize in cattle rustling and sales), Alifa Makinta (a specialist on stealing foodstuffs) and  Balu Jugudum (in charge of stolen jewelleries).

Presently the suspects are undergoing interrogation.

The information was made available to NAIJ.com by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the acting director army public relations.

Earlier today, the same batallion launched separate attacks in the terrorist hideouts in Borno state, killing 27 Boko Haram militants and rescuing hostages.

The post Nigerian army arrest four Boko Haram kingpins (photos) appeared first on Nigeria News today & Breaking news | Read on NAIJ.COM.

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